Eclipse means a fall into obscurity or disuse. A decline. A disgraceful or humiliating end; a downfall: To obscure or diminish in importance, fame, or reputation.
Sometimes we don’t know what we want, and sometimes we don’t don’t how to say what we want. During those times it’s better to stick to dreaming.
The first recorded usage of the word “QUEER” used as a derogatory term for effeminate gay people was in a letter by John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry to his son Lord Alfred Douglas in the late 19th C.
Legally bound to a job you don’t like: a black curtain falls in front of you.
Napoleon III, a.k.a Rantipole, “the universal disturber of the word”.
In psychology, compensation is a strategy whereby one covers up, consciously or unconsciously, weaknesses, frustrations, desires, or feelings of inadequacy or incompetence in one life area through the gratification or (drive towards) excellence in another area.
One of Betye Saar’s better-known and controversial pieces is that entitled “The Liberation of Aunt Jemima.” It is a “mammy” doll carrying a broom in one hand and a shotgun in the other, and placed in front of the Aunt Jemima’s syrup labels.
World, hold on, instead of messing with our future
Tell me no more lies
World, hold on, one day you will have to answer
To the children of the sky.
In 1958 Dickens separates from his wife after 22 years of marriage. He was 46. She gave him 10 children. In 1960 Great Expectations gets published.
The song Old Clenn mentioned in this page comes from the parade on St. Clement’s Day, blacksmiths’ patron saint, November 23rd.